UC Berkeley 2012-13 entering class

Freshmen Transfers
2012 2011 2012 2011
Total 5,350 5,600 2,580 2,700
Ethnicity
Native American 1% 1% 1% 1%
African American 3% 3% 4% 6%
Chicano/Latino 14% 12% 21% 20%
Filipino/Pilipino 3% 3% 3% 3%
Total Asian/PI 46% 46% 29% 26%
Chinese 23% 23% 12% 11%
East Indian/Pakistani 9% 8% 3% 3%
Japanese 2% 2% 2% 2%
Korean 6% 7% 5% 4%
Other Asian 1% 1% 2% 1%
Pacific Islander 0% 0% 0% 1%
Vietnamese 4% 4% 3% 3%
Caucasian 28% 32% 38% 41%
Ethnicity not reported 4% 3% 4% 4%
First generation
(neither parent has 4-year degree)
25% 22% 46% 45%
Geographic location (California residents)
SF Bay Area 35% 35% 33% 42%
Other Northern California 11% 10% 11% 15%
Los Angeles County 23% 25% 18% 20%
Other Southern California 22% 22% 13% 17%
Central Valley 5% 4% 3% 3%
Inland Empire 4% 4% 3% 3%
Residency status
California residents 75% 70% 80% 81%
Domestic out-of-state 14% 19% 2% 2%
International 10% 11% 18% 17%
Academic indicators
Median GPA (4.0 scale) 3.84 3.83 3.76 3.73
Median GPA (5.0 scale) 4.28 4.28
Student age
Oldest 27 36 66 65
Youngest 12 12 17 17
Median parental household income
$100,000 $100,000 $66,661 $71,585
Percentage with parental income below $40,000
24% 21% 32% 28%

Notes: Numbers may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding. Data reflects projected fall and spring enrollment based on applicants’ Statements of Intent to Register. Transfer data includes community college transfer students and four-year college transfer students. Ethnic data does not factor in international students.